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The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning single-use plastic products, but what are stakeholders saying about the decision? more

industry

OK, so it’s not magic – but NIR sorting technology is a real life dark art, allowing black plastics to be separated for recycling thanks to technology such as Ampacet’s black masterbatch solutions. more

materials

Covestro is bringing 3D printed industrial components to Fakuma, demonstrating its customised polymer materials for additive manufacturing for many sectors and applications. more

industry

Dutch leading distributor of specialty chemicals IMCD has announced it will be acquiring 100 per cent of the outstanding shares of VELOX. more

materials

Neste is exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining. more

industry

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McDonald’s has announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland, with completion set for 2019. more

industry

After major packaging and retail brands in the UK announced a new plastics pledge, the director of Vanden Recycling says the system needs cohesion to succeed. more

industry

The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were given trophies from 3D Printed recycled ABS at the ceremony at the RAI Amsterdam. more

industry

Why don’t environmental influencers engage with the plastics industry?

Environmental influencers are fighting for the same cause as the plastics industry – to eliminate plastic waste from the environment – and yet they do not engage in conversation with us. Rose Brooke responds to an editorial by Natalie Bennett. more

1 May 2018 16:29 editor's blog

Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution sign joint development agreement for polystyrene recycling in the USA. more

industry

The largest plastics show in the Americas, NPE2018 in Orlando, has revealed its plans to ensure sustainable disposal of its waste. more

industry

A. Schulman will present a broad range of products and innovations spanning a wide range of end markets at NPE 2018. more

industry

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Polykemi

Polykemi, is investing heavily in new machines, product development and an expansion of both staff and premises after another successful year with increased growth in 2017. more

industry

Waste Free Oceans has announced a partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and once recycled, the plastic will be used in bottles by Lovables laundry. more

industry

Ekoplaza, an organic food retailer in Amsterdam, has made its latest popup store plastic free. more

industry

Petcore Europe has launched its new Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group (SiG). more

industry

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Detlef W. Schmalow

German chemical specialist BASF will join the World Plastics Council, along with LyondellBasell. more

industry

Compounder Albis will show its offering for the lighting industry at its largest show in Frankfurt am Maim. more

materials

Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. more

industry

Herbold, based near Heidelberg, has opened a film recycling plant in the East Rand in South Africa. more

industry

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    Corbion

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    Environmental Pollution

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